The purpose of this paper is to identify the underlying issues of healthcare system in Maldives in order to provide an understanding of the challenges facing healthcare providers in islands and atolls in a wider context. The paper scrutinizes the financial burden faced by the current healthcare system in Maldives. It also proposes shariah compliant mechanism that can be utilized to minimize financial burden in a long-term basis. It is hoped that the outcome of the research will assist the policymakers of Maldives to devise a shariah compliant mechanism to finance the development of atoll and island health facilities in a sustainable manner.
Maldives, Healthcare financing, Mudharabah, Perpetual Sukuk, Islamic finance
Badeeu, Fathimath Nashwa and Nafiz, Aminath Reesha and Muneeza, Aishath. (2019). Developing regional healthcare facilities in Maldives through mudharabah perpetual sukuk. International Journal of Management and Applied Research, 6 (2), pp. 81-96.
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